Monday, June 14, 2010


IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor----------------------
Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

ILR School at Cornell University
Labor and Employment Law Program
16 E. 34th Street, 4th Floor, 212-340-2866

Codes of Conduct and Corporate Social Responsibility: Global Strategies for Global Compliance

July 8, 2010 – NYC

This Third Annual Conference on International Employment Law is a special workshop focused on the issue of multinational employers’ global codes of conduct and corporate social responsibility [CSR] initiatives.

Our day-long session brings together an expert faculty from across North America: a wide range of in-house counsel with top-level CSR responsibilities, together with academics and international employment lawyers at law firms. All of these experts will share strategies and discuss trends for propagating global codes of conduct across worldwide workforces and for championing cross-border CSR.

Program Co-Chairs:
Esta R. Bigler, Esq., Cornell ILR Labor and Employment Law Program
Donald C. Dowling, Jr., International Employment Counsel, White & Case LLP
Janet McEneaney, Arbitrator and Mediator

Program Co-Sponsors:

Cornell University ILR, Labor and Employment Law Program
Director: Esta R. Bigler, Esq.

NYS Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
Chair: Mairead E. Connor, Law Offices of Mairead E. Connor, PLLC

International Labor and Employment Committee Section
Chairs: Donald C. Dowling, Jr., and Janet McEneaney

Coordinating Co-sponsor: NYS Bar Association, International Section
Chair: Carl-Olof Bouveng 

Agenda (To view full Agenda, click HERE)

• Best Tools for Implementing Global Codes of Conduct and Propagating CSR Internationally:  What Works, What Does Not
• Cutting-Edge Strategies for Enhancing Corporate Compliance Efforts across Borders
• Making the Business Case for Human Rights
• Corporate Social Responsibility: Crafting A Viable Multinational Agenda
• Drafting, Implementing, and Improving International Codes of Conduct
• Real World Case Studies and Strategies
• Networking Reception

Cost: $250 per person

Location: White & Case LLP, 1155 Avenue of the Americas (west side of 6th Avenue at 45th Street), New York, NY 10036

Contact: Lynn Coffey-Edelman at 212-340-2842 or

Registration Form: Click HERE or register online.


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Stuart Basefsky                   
Director, IWS News Bureau                
Institute for Workplace Studies 
Cornell/ILR School                        
16 E. 34th Street, 4th Floor             
New York, NY 10016                        
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